• Emergency Services Officer (Term)

    Requisition # 2018-9082
    Date Posted 4 weeks ago(7/26/2018 6:05 PM)
    Department
    PPPL Office of the Director
    Category
    Public Safety, Security, and Emergency Services
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Under the direction of a supervisor, provides specialized security, fire protection, emergency medical care, and other protective services. Performs investigations and documents the results. Responsibilities of this position occur in all weather conditions and potential hazardous environments created by emergency situations. During emergency events, may be required to assume a position in the Incident Command System. Must maintain personal physical standards required to meet the potentially rigorous challenges of this position.

    Responsibilities

    Security                                                                                             

    • Patrols PPPL facilities (in vehicle or on foot) to protect employees, subcontractors, visitors and University and Government property.
    • Monitors access to PPPL facilities and restricted areas; and maintains order at special functions.
    • Enforces Property Pass Program in accordance with Laboratory requirements.
    • Enforces University and PPPL parking and traffic regulations.
    • Monitors the performance parameters of selected experimental and operational equipment to ensure proper operation. Identifies equipment or systems operating outside of the specified parameters and notifies the Communication Officer.
    • Performs the responsibilities of Communications Officer.
    • Assists visitors by providing information and direction as necessary.
    • Conducts investigations of security related incidents as directed by a supervisor.
    • Effectively detains criminal offenders; generates required documented reports; may employ use of force in performance of duties.
    • Inspection of security devices, life safety items (i.e. fire doors, eyewashes, emergency showers, etc.).

    Emergency Response                                                                                      

    • Reports to the Incident Commander during emergency situations
    • Responds to potentially extremely hazardous environments and may work in areas with Self Contained Breathing Apparatus for extended periods.
    • Selects and uses proper fire fighting tools and equipment to control and extinguish fires. Uses ladders to gain access to assist individuals from affected structures.
    • Utilizes the appropriate safety equipment, removes hazardous gases/materials from buildings and assists in determining corrective action.
    • Provides medical care including CPR and defibrillation.
    • Performs extrication operations to free individuals trapped in vehicles, elevators or structures.

    Training                                                                                                                               

    • Maintains training and certifications to meet federal, state and PPPL requirements.
    • Participates in required Physical Fitness program during duty day.

    Inspections       

    • Performs tests, inspections as required, preventative maintenance and minor repair of fire.
    • Documents results of such activities establishing the operability of the pertinent equipment.
    • Identifies deficiencies for repair.

     

    Qualifications

    Education: HS Diploma or GED (General Education Diploma); NFPA Fire Fighter 1 certification; State of New Jersey EMT-B/D Certification; Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations Training; A Professional Level CPR Certification; Incident Command System (ICS) training (desired).

     

    Work Experience:  A minimum of three (3) years firefighter experience in a paid or volunteer fire company. Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A minimum of one (1) year EMT experience is required. At least one (1) year of security experience (desired).

     

    Physical Considerations

    • Successful completion of NFPA 1582 Medical Qualifications.
    • Pass the initial mandatory drug testing and random drug tests thereafter.
    • Successful completion of PPPL Initial and Annual Agility Testing.

    Other

    • No criminal history
    • Valid state drivers license, and a favorable driving record.
    • Must work a schedule that includes rotational shift, weekends and holidays.
    • May be required to work a twenty-four (24) hour work schedule.
    • May be required to work mandatory overtime to meet division requirements.
    • Ability to work in all types if weather conditions.
    • May be required to work at other positions (i.e. ESCC Command Officer).
    • Exercises sound judgment.

     

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ESU, 04

    Standard Weekly Hours

    40.00

    Eligible for Overtime

    Yes

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Estimated Appointment End Date

    9/30/2019

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    Yes

    Valid Driver's License Required

    Yes

    Union Code

    IFF-International Fire Fighters

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